The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 86 (2008) > Issues > Issue 14 > Power and industry - Gordon G. T. Masterton OBE
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Power and industry - Gordon G. T. Masterton OBE

The world's seemingly insatiable search for power to support an industrialised economy has been a primary driver since the Industrial Revolution. Structures have been needed for the extraction of the energy source, for its conversion into useful power and for distribution. Structures have been needed to house the equipment for manufacturing and distribution of goods. Power needs industry and industry is greedy for power.